A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Fiji region (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c3v4. Id of event: us6000c3v4. Global time and date of event 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 12:17:10 / October 1, 2020 @ 12:17 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 12:17:10 / 12:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 598.82 km, -178.7544° West, -21.0029° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 598.82 km (372 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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